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Saturday 3 June, 9am-5pm: Due to Open University graduation ceremonies, we are unable to accommodate any visitors on Saturday 3 June.

The Lady Chapel, Ely Cathedral

Joyfully proclaiming the love of God in Worship, Outreach, Welcome and Care

Concerts and Events

Cathedral Services

Three Services are held at the Cathedral every day of the year without exception.

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Octagon Tower Tours

Acknowledged as one of the wonders of medieval engineering, this incredible structure completed in 1342 is considered the jewel in the Cathedral crown. Tours run daily.

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St. Etheldreda 1350

This year we have a special programme of events, concerts, services and exhibits to mark 1350 years since St. Etheldreda first established a monastery in Ely in AD 673.

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St. Etheldreda

The St. Etheldreda 1350 collection is available now in our online shop, including a pin badge, notebook, coaster, bookmark and more.

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Special Interest Tours

Delve deeper into the fascinating history of Ely Cathedral on one of our Special Interest Tours with our knowledgeable guides, followed by lunch at the 13th century Almonry Restaurant.

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Threads Through Creation - Exhibition

14 June - 26 July: A breathtaking exhibition by Jacqui Parkinson of twelve enormous, embroidered silk panels that explore the story of Creation.

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Online Shop

Our online shop features over 100 products including books, gifts, religious items, accessories and King Charles III Coronation souvenirs.

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Support Us

It costs £10,000 a day to care for our historic building, maintain our worship and music tradition, and carry out our contemporary mission of education, outreach, and care.

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Visitor Opening Hours & Tickets

Monday to Saturday:
Visitor charges apply between 10am and 4pm

Sunday:
Visitor charges apply between Noon and 3pm

Please check any changes to opening hours before you visit.

We kindly request that Visitor Tickets are booked in advance.

Services take place Mondays - Saturdays at 5.30pm and Sundays at 4pm – everyone is welcome to attend.

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Safeguarding at Ely Cathedral

We are fully committed to safeguarding all who worship or attend activities here.

We fully acknowledge we have a duty of care to all. We have robust policies and guidelines in place and we follow the advice, guidance and practice of the Church of England in Promoting a Safer Church.

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